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Petits Plats

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Upper Northwest
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2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522 (Calvert St. and Woodley Rd.)
+1 202-518-0018
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
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Guilford, Connecticut
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming restaurant is amazing. If you are in the Woodley Park/Zoo area this is a restaurant that you should visit. I had the onion soup and the duck confit. Both were superb and the service was spot on.

Thank CTTraveler203
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Since we were staying at the Marriott Woodmen Park we decided to go to this restaurant for a dinner to celebrate my husband's birthday. We were not disappointed. He had the tasting menu which came with wine pairings and every course he thought was great. They brought him a special birthday surprise. They also have private dining rooms upstairs which... More 

Thank hoya03mom
Glendale, California
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

At conference at nearby hotel and had lunch here. Staff was attentive initially and at end (had to ask for hot sauce for fries 3x with only 2 other tables in same room). Lovely wood fireplace made dining room feel cozy on cold day. Fish soup was good. Lamb and goat cheese sandwich had good flavor but lamb was just... More 

Thank Gourmang
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105 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Having become tired of the usual formulaic fare on offer in most restaurants my wife and I were on the lookout for something a bit different and more upscale. We found it here. It's a small restaurant close to the Woodley park-Zoo metro and it offers genuine French cuisine that is authentic in taste and well-presented. We split a prawn... More 

Thank Jim F
United States
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436 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Cute, little place serving more than French: pasta and pizzas, too. I enjoyed the grilled seafood salad and it’s fresh grapefruit (a great pairing for most shellfish). About $30 per person for lunch, no booze or dessert, before tip.

Thank HomoQuiScitOmnia
Central Oregon, Oregon
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133 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The green salad was good, the salmon with beans was very good but small portion sizes, the lasagne had no cheese and was small, the chicken & fries is the best value to get plenty to eat.

1 Thank walkalot4ever
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with good food. Atmosphere was very family friendly, very cozy . Easy to find in the neighborhood and has a great wine selection. Check their website before you visit to see what the specials are ate and ask for them.

1 Thank Anita S
Seymour, Indiana
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed from the start, due to only having a brunch menu at lunchtime on Saturday. I got a couple of mimosas and the French toast with sausage. Service was a little slow, food average, but I was potentially biased from the start, since I was looking for lunch.

Thank BigDave4242
new york
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148 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was here for a rehearsal dinner so I never saw the regular menu or its prices. The food we were served--chilled melon soup, salad, bronzino, chicken, desserts--was all very good. Everyone around me was satisfied with their dinner. The restaurant seems to be in an old house and is charming and reasonably romantic.

Thank wardnick1
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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177 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had a wonderful dinner here during a recent visit to the Marriott Wardman for the national bridge tournament. The service and food were impeccable. Especially liked the Beef Bouregionne

1 Thank HappyTraveler1957

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
    (Calvert St. and Woodley Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: across from red line metro stop (Woodley Park-Zoo-Adams Morgan)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-518-0018

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Bethesda, Maryland
over a year ago
long island

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?